According to a recent article in the British Medical Journal, in utero exposure to both SSRIs and non-selective monoamine reuptake inhibitors (tricyclic antidepressants) was associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders. It doesn’t account for all of the drastic increase in autism rates, but anti-depressant use does increase the risk of your child having autism.
Anti-depressant medications alter your brain chemistry with drugs that also have an effect on a baby’s developing brain.
You can treat anxiety and depression naturally at Human Reconstruction. We assess neurotransmitter levels, nutritional levels, stress and sleep as well as the rest of your clinical picture to create a natural supplement plan to help you feel better, and decrease your child’s chance of having autism.